Israeli tourist in Barcelona dies during attempted mugging

An Israeli tourist dies during an attempted robbery in the Spanish city of Barcelona, according to reports in Hebrew-language media.

The man, who was on a family vacation, reportedly tried to resist the theft of his suitcases when he suddenly collapsed.

Spanish police have launched an investigation into the incident.

The Foreign Ministry says representatives from the Israeli embassy in Madrid were assisting the family in returning the body to Israel for burial.

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